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    One thing that every entrepreneur needs to consider when starting his own business is location, location, location. As a head of a new start-up that is still trying to break through, the thing that you should be the least concerned about is your office, because your office could be in your own back yard i.e. garage. Especially nowadays, with many companies offering their storage solutions to you over-crowded garage, they could make it a perfect place for your business. Although some would nod their heads in disbelief, this alternative was embraced by many famous companies at their very start. 

     

    Apple Incorporation

     

    The renowned giant of the computer industry, Apple, didn't start big. On the contrary, it was initiated in Steve Jobs' parent's garage and this may as well be the key to Apple's success. Along with his partners,  Wozniak Jobs and Ronald Wayne, Jobs made a profit on his first sale in which he made $500 for 50 computers in just 30 days. If we take into consideration that he saved lots of money on rent and expenses, then add his profit to this equation, Jobs made some serious money in 1976.

    Amazon Incorporation

     

    Another mogul that pursued his career in online retail was Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com. In 1995, just four years after quitting his job from an investment firm in Wall Street, Bezos settled for an office with a potbellied stove in his garage. Due to this fact, he would usually hold a meeting in a nearby building. With many storage solutions offered by Supercheap Storage NZ, you won't waste your time in searching for a suitable conference room. We can all agree that is it easier to let the professional load your old things and store them for safe keeping.

    Google Incorporation

     

    Even Google’s headquarters was not always located at the prominent Googleplex. Before this grandiose complex came to be, its founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin were working in a garage, trying to profit from their side project. Today, the side project is worth more than hundreds of billions of dollars. In case you have one, but are not willing to spend money on rent, why not try emptying your garage? You can even choose to store your things from one month to several years, and you can get your garage back if you side project takes off in the end.   

    The Walt Disney

     

    If your business requires a recording or a shooting studio, think about the advantages of your own studio in a garage. Sometimes, a good artistic idea never sees the light of day due to the lack of funds and location. Save your funds and invest it in the equipment, not in the rent, because your garage will always be free for you to use at any time. This was also the perfect solution for Walt Disney when creating The First Disney Studio. In the privacy of his garage, he could easily film parts for the movie Alice in Wonderland.

     

    Harley Davidson

     

    The most profitable product that originated from a garage and still can be found there, if you are motorcycle fan, is Harley Davidson. It was created in 1901 in a garage in Wisconsin by William S .Harley and his friend Arthur Davidson. This was the perfect place for them to draw up plans and carry out experiments as to research the efficiency of the bicycle powered by an engine. The best place to conduct research could be your own garage, which saves you time and money. In a warehouse, your valuable objects are also safe and sound.

     

    Benefits

     

    Nowadays, renting an office comes as a difficulty due to high rents. Instead of paying a ton of money for expenses and commuting, consider the option and all the benefits of having an office in a garage, where you and your colleagues could work productively together in peace and quiet. 

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